commercial ore

commercial ore

[kə′mər·shəl ¦ȯr]
(mining engineering)
Mineralized material profitable at prevailing metal prices.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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"The environmental approval for the SE Pilbara mine and rail spur options is a key step in demonstrating the strong commercial ore haulage opportunity available to either the owners of existing or planned Pilbara rail networks."
The CBRE-led team will be responsible for the management and marketing of residential and commercial ORE throughout all 50 states, Puerto Rico and the U.S.
The device helps to orient non-African readers and to show them how very rich southern Africa is--in minerals for the collector as well as in commercial ore deposits.
The quarry would be situated about a hundred metres from a former commercial ore dock in Michipicoten Harbour with rock being excavated by drilling and blasting through a cliff.
A pilot-scale demonstration plant was built in 1888 in Ravenswood, Queensland, and the first commercial ore cyanidation plant was built at the Crown Mine near Karangahake in Auckland Province, New Zealand.
The ash is similar to commercial ore and could be sold as `Bio-Ore'," he suggests, adding green remuneration to remediation.
Within a few years of 1850 (the precise date is not known), the first major commercial ore cut, the Southwest Opening, was made on the Franklin orebody, at the sharp point of the curve of the fishhook-shaped outcrop.
Chromite (FeO, [Cr.sub.2][O.sub.3]) is the only commercial ore mineral of chromium.

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